I heard the following story from my topology professor. A renowned statistician was teaching a course in fundamental probability theory to a group of undergraduates.

# Category: Mathematics

## An Ingenious Marble Adding Machine

From time to time, I would find something truly remarkable on the web and the following is a good example: Matthias Wandel was able to

## An Obvious Theorem

The last theorem in John H. Conway’s book, On Numbers and Games (1976), is: Theorem 100: This is the last theorem in this book.(The proof is obvious.)

## The Ressurection of an Absurd Problem

In November 1905, the Bangor Daily News published the following problem: A gentleman wishes to dig a trench, 100 feet in length, paying for the